Madinah Health rapid rescue team resuscitates 70-year-old heart
Riyadh: - KSA: Rapid intervention teams in Madinah managed on Wednesday, March 1st, to save the life of a Pakistani pilgrim whose heart stopped beating for more than 10 minutes.
Madinah's Health cluster said that medical teams received a call about a seventy-year-old patient who was suffering from loss of consciousness at the Prophet’s Mosque Plaza, where paramedics diagnosed the case as cardiac and respiratory arrest.
CPR started at 11:20 am -according to protocol- with the use of electric shocks, to restore a pulse and pump more oxygen. After a successful run, the patient was transferred to AlSafia center to complete further treatment until his situation stabilized, The pilgrim left the center and is recovering at his hotel.